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Bartolome Bermejo Master of the Spanish Renaissance
ISBN: PB: 9781857096446, National Gallery London, June 2019
128 pp., 26.7x21 cm, 70 colour illus.
Painted in 1468, "Saint Michael Triumphant over the Devil" is the first documented work by Bartolome Bermejo (c. 1440 - c. 1501), a 15th-century Spanish artist by whom only about 20 paintings are known. Acquired by the National Gallery in 1995, the p...
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£19,95
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Bletchley Park and D-Day
ISBN: HB: 9780300243574, Yale University Press, May 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus., 2 maps
Since the secret of Bletchley Park was revealed in the 1970s, the work of its codebreakers has become one of the most famous stories of the Second World War. But cracking the Nazis' codes was only the start of the process. Thousands of secret intelli...
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Class Matters The Strange Career of an American Delusion
ISBN: PB: 9780300244359, ISBN: HB: 9780300221503, Yale University Press, May 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm
From the decks of the Mayflower straight through to Donald Trump's "American carnage", class has always played a role in American life. In this remarkable work, Steve Fraser twines our nation's past with his own family's history, deftly illustrating...
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Clear and Present Safety The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters to Americans
ISBN: HB: 9780300222555, Yale University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 21x14 cm
What most frightens the average American? Terrorism. North Korea. Iran. But what if none of these are probable or consequential threats to America? What if the world today is safer, freer, wealthier, healthier, and better educated than ever before? W...
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Cunegonde's Kidnapping A Story of Religious Conflict in the Age of Enlightenment
ISBN: PB: 9780300244410, ISBN: HB: 9780300187366, Yale University Press, May 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 black&white illus.
In a remote village on the Dutch-German border, a young Catholic woman named Cunegonde tries to kidnap a baby to prevent it from being baptized in a Protestant church. When she is arrested, fellow Catholics stage an armed raid to free her from detent...
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Cy Twombly, Treatise on the Veil, 1970
ISBN: HB: 9780300244571, Yale University Press, May 2019
80 pp., 35.6x27.9 cm, 42 colour illus.
One of the most important American postwar artists, Cy Twombly (1928-2011) engaged with mythological and poetic source material, setting him apart from other artists of his generation. In 1970, Twombly revisited his 1968 painting Treatise on the Veil...
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£35,00
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Delicate Aggression Savagery and Survival in the Iowa Writers' Workshop
ISBN: HB: 9780300215847, Yale University Press, May 2019
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
As the world's preeminent creative writing program, the Iowa Writers' Workshop has produced an astonishing number of distinguished writers and poets since its establishment in 1936. Its alumni and faculty include twenty-eight Pulitzer Prize winners,...
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Eileen Hogan Personal Geographies
ISBN: PB: 9780300241471, Yale University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 26x21 cm, 320 colour illus.
This visually stunning survey provides an in-depth look at Eileen Hogan's (b. 1946) working methods. Covering her entire career, it focuses particularly on two dominant themes in the artist's oeuvre – enclosed gardens and portraiture. Her depictions...
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Einstein His Space and Times
ISBN: PB: 9780300244373, ISBN: HB: 9780300196719, Yale University Press, May 2019
208 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
The commonly held view of Albert Einstein is of an eccentric genius for whom the pursuit of science was everything. But in actuality, the brilliant innovator whose Theory of Relativity forever reshaped our understanding of time was a man of his times...
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Francois Morellet
ISBN: HB: 9780300245691, Yale University Press, May 2019
248 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 90 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
This in-depth exploration of celebrated French artist Francois Morellet (1926-2016) showcases his diverse oeuvre, famous for infusing systematic and rigorous experimentation with humor and playfulness. Morellet's interest in kinetic and optical effec...
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